2008 Award Recipients

Recipients and Finalists

Tarion is proud to announce the recipients of the 2008 Tarion Awards of Excellence:

High-Rise Builder Category: Tridel, 


In 1961, Tridel built its first apartment complex featuring twin towers, 260 suites, a recreational centre and landscaped grounds.  Today the company is known for developing innovative programs that help ensure customer satisfaction on a mass scale.  One of their innovations is a customized website that allows homeowners access to their purchase agreements and records, and provides a round-the-clock means for reporting issues.

Large Volume Builder Category: Fusion Homes,Southwestern Ontario Fusion Home Representatives


Fostering and maintaining open lines of communication with homeowners is a hallmark for Fusion Homes, which has grown in just nine years to be a major player in Southwest Ontario.  Fusion has a concept they call ‘mass intimacy’ which aims to make things as uncomplicated as possible for home buyers.  Every purchaser is given a 1-800 number for direct access to a project co-ordination team in Fusion’s Customer Service Department, and this team stays with them throughout their entire new home buying experience. 

Medium Volume Builder Category:Noah Homes, Kingsville  ​Noah Homes Representatives


Noah Homes has built more than 125 custom homes in the Leamington area since it was founded in 2003 and every one has been created using owner Walter Branco’s hands-on approach.  He is constantly on call to address homeowner issues, which the company strives to address within one to two days, and he meets on a regular basis with his customers. 

Small Volume Builder Category: Sobella House and Homes, Kingston


Although Sobella House & Home has only been in business since 2006, the company has already established a strong reputation for taking the time and care to do things right the first time.  Owners Marten and Karen Bos get to know their customers and deal with all their service issues personally – taking calls, making service arrangements, and overseeing tradespeople to ensure every job is done well.

​The following are the finalists for the 2008 Tarion Awards of Excellence in their respective category:

High-Rise Builder Category

The Conservatory Group – Toronto, ON
The Daniels Corporation – Toronto, ON
MintoUrban Communities Inc. – Toronto, ON
Monarch Corporation – Toronto, ON
Tridel – Toronto, ON

Large Volume Builder Category

Fusion Homes – Southwestern Ontario
Hayhoe Homes – St. Thomas, ON 
Mattamy Homes – Toronto, ON
Tribute Communities – Toronto, ON
Quality Engineered Homes Ltd. – Southwestern Ontario

Medium Volume Builder Category

City Homes – Durham, ON
Donwest Construction Limited – St. Thomas, ON
French’s Fine Homes – Muskoka, ON
Ivystone Homes (1991) Ltd. – Elmira, ON
Noah Homes – Kingsville, ON

Small Volume Builder Category 

Amine Construction Ltd. – Windsor, ON
Apple Home Builders Ltd. – New Hamburg, ON
Les Enterprises Carriere – Alfred, ON
Sobella House & Home  – Kingston, ON
Terry Waito Homes Inc. – Petawawa, ON